Elettra is Looking for a PR Star
Elettra Communications has an immediate opening for a Junior Public Relations Consultant with 1-2 years of PR experience. The position is for a 6-month term, with the possibility of an extension. We are looking for an enthusiastic and driven professional who is keen to take the next step in their PR career. The Elettra team is dynamic, fun, and prides itself on providing the highest quality communications service to its clients. Posting Date: April 17, 2014
Closing Date: May 4, 2014
- Acting as day-to-day contact for a variety of clients.
- Supporting senior team members on a variety of communications projects.
- Supporting administrative functions of the agency.
- Supporting Elettra’s social media profiles.
- Writing media materials, including news releases, fact sheets, articles, and web copy.
- Developing media lists, distributing media materials, and pitching stories.
- Responding to incoming reactive media inquiries.
- Developing campaign recaps.
- Monitoring social media channels on behalf of clients.
- Developing social media content and assisting in strategy development.
Events / community relations
- Coordinating events and community programs, working clients and suppliers.
- A Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Business, Marketing, Public Relations, or Arts.
- 1-2 years direct experience in public relations.
- Experience writing media materials, building media lists, and successfully earning coverage in editorial media.
- Strong media literacy and interest in local, national, and international current affairs and news.
- Active user of social media, including all major platforms. Experience in content development and monitoring.
- Exceptional writing and oral communications skills.
- A wealth of knowledge about, and passion for, the city of Vancouver.
- Excellent organizational skills.
- Flexible with hours and able to respond to media inquiries / attend events outside the 9-5, Monday-Friday workweek.
Applicants are to send their cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.